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The Droid Pocket Guide: Ginormous knowledge, pocket-sized, Second Edition by Jason D. O’Grady

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Introduction

Welcome to the second edition of The Droid Pocket Guide. Boy, has a lot changed in a year! Take a gander at how much the Android world has changed since the first edition of this book came out in March 2010:

• Android’s U.S. market share grew from 2 percent in 2009 to 24 percent in 2010.

• More than 70 Android phones were released, and Android device shipments grew from 6 million to 55 million.

• Android activations grew tenfold, from 30,000 to 300,000 per day.

• Android Market apps grew tenfold, from 20,000 to 200,000.

Droids continue to gain in popularity because they’re powerful and packed with features. They’re also popular because there’s a Droid model for everyone’s unique set of requirements.

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